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Frankfort Beer Week

October 8-13, 2018

Welcome to the 5th Annual Frankfort Beer Week! Celebrate all that is great about Craft Beer in Michigan and do it in the cool, scenic, foodie town of Frankfort. Those who appreciate Craft Beer and delicious food know that the best things come from small-batch attention and creativity from people who care about the total experience.

Celebrate beer. Celebrate life. Celebrate Frankfort.

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Schedule of Events

 

Monday, October 8

Beer-Infused Food at Petals & Perks, 7am–5pm

Start your day with beer-infused baked goods and stout brownies. Then get a head start on lunch with a bowl of stout beer soup.

Draft Beer Special at Birch & Maple, 8am–2pm

$1 off all Michigan beer on tap.

Beer-Infused Food at L'Chayim Delicatessen, 9am–3pm

Beer bagels made with beer from Stormcloud Brewing Company.

ExhiBEERtion at Oliver Art Center, 10am–4:30pm

New this year, don’t miss the Oliver Art Center’s beer-themed, pop-up art exhibition with beer-inspired art from local artists. Interested in adding your art to the ExhiBEERtion? Learn More >>

Beer-Infused Food at Port City Smokehouse, 10am–5pm

Stout beer-battered whitefish sandwiches, a Frankfort Beer Week must-have.

Beer Prizes at Crystal Lake Adventure Sports, 10am–5:30pm 

Purchases of $75 or more receive a free Stormy Kromer Wool Can Wrap.

Beer Week Discount at Hull's of Frankfort, 10am–5:30pm

Mention Frankfort Beer Week and receive 10% off your retail purchase.

Beer Books at The Bookstore, 11am–5pm

Pour some beer knowledge into Frankfort Beer Week with The Bookstore’s line-up of beer books.

Lake Ann Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Dinghy’s, 11am-9pm

Enjoy handcrafted beer from a Benzie County favorite: Lake Ann Brewing Company. On tap at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar while it lasts. Beer lineup includes Doc Shilliday’s Cream Stout and Lake Ann Amber.

Draft Beer Special at Dinghy’s, 11am–9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Harvest Ale Tapping at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am

Stormcloud's annual harvest season ales are brewed with hops grown and fresh harvested right here in northern Michigan.

Draft Beer Special at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am-10pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Ludington Bay Brewing Co. Tap Takeover at The Hotel Frankfort, 3-9pm

Frankfort Beer Week welcomes Ludington Bay Brewing Company to The Hotel Frankfort. On tap lineup includes: Big Nalu Imperial IPA, Summer Fling Heffeweizen, Pumpkin Cream Ale, Da Booty Imperial Stout, Tan Line Blonde Ale, and a MYSTERY BEER (have to visit to find out).

Draft Beer Special and Beer-Infused Food at The Hotel Frankfort, 3-9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. Sink your teeth into Frankfort Beer Week with The Hotel Frankfort’s "Best Ever Beer Cheese Soup," Pumpkin Cream Ale Bacon Cheddar Dip, Sweet Stout Maple Ribs, Housemade Jalapeño Poppers, Beer-infused Pork Tacos, Beer Sauce Green Beans, and Stout Baked Beans.

Draft Beer Special, Beer-Infused Food & Craft Beer Cocktail at Mayfair Tavern, 4pm–9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. Grilled Beer Cheese Sandwich: a craft beer twist on a traditional favorite. Cheddar and American cheese combined with Bell’s Two Hearted IPA. Craft Cocktail: Atwater Bloody Mary. Detroit’s Atwater Brewery Foreign Extra Stout, vodka, and lime juice combined with the Mayfair’s delicious Bloody Mary mix.

Draft Beer Special at Coho, 4:30pm–close

Enjoy 40% off all Michigan draft beers on tap.

Draft Beer Special at Manitou Restaurant, 4:30pm–close

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Stormcloud’s Chefvitational Beer Dinner at Rocks Landing, 6:30pm

Guests will enjoy a multi-course meal with each dish prepared separately by a prominent Northern Michigan chef and paired with a specific beer brewed by Stormcloud Brewing Company. Tickets are $80 per person to attend. Must reserve in advance. Tickets only available for purchase online >>

 

Tuesday, October 9

Beer-Infused Food at Petals & Perks, 7am–5pm

Start your day with beer-infused baked goods and stout brownies. Then get a head start on lunch with a bowl of stout beer soup

Draft Beer Special at Birch & Maple, 8am–2pm

$1 off all Michigan beer on tap.

Beer-Infused Food at L'Chayim Delicatessen, 9am–3pm

Beer bagels made with beer from Stormcloud Brewing Company.

ExhiBEERtion at Oliver Art Center, 10am-4:30pm

New this year, don’t miss the Oliver Art Center’s beer-themed, pop-up art exhibition with beer-inspired art from local artists. Interested in adding your art to the ExhiBEERtion? Learn More >>

Beer-Infused Food at Port City Smokehouse, 10am–5pm

Stout beer-battered whitefish sandwiches, a Frankfort Beer Week must-have.

Beer Prizes at Crystal Lake Adventure Sports, 10am–5:30pm 

Purchases of $75 or more receive a free Stormy Kromer Wool Can Wrap.

Beer Week Discount at Hull's of Frankfort, 10am–5:30pm

Mention Frankfort Beer Week and receive 10% off your retail purchase.

Beer Books at The Bookstore, 11am–5pm

Pour some beer knowledge into Frankfort Beer Week with The Bookstore’s line-up of beer books.

Lake Ann Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Dinghy’s, 11am-9pm

Enjoy handcrafted beer from a Benzie County favorite: Lake Ann Brewing Company. On tap at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar while it lasts. Beer lineup includes Doc Shilliday’s Cream Stout and Lake Ann Amber.

Draft Beer Special at Dinghy’s, 11am–9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Draft Beer Special at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am-10pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Ludington Bay Brewing Co. Tap Takeover at The Hotel Frankfort, 3-9pm

Frankfort Beer Week welcomes Ludington Bay Brewing Company to The Hotel Frankfort. On tap lineup includes: Big Nalu Imperial IPA, Summer Fling Heffeweizen, Pumpkin Cream Ale, Da Booty Imperial Stout, Tan Line Blonde Ale, and a MYSTERY BEER (have to visit to find out).

Draft Beer Special and Beer-Infused Food at The Hotel Frankfort, 3-9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. Sink your teeth into Frankfort Beer Week with The Hotel Frankfort’s "Best Ever Beer Cheese Soup," Pumpkin Cream Ale Bacon Cheddar Dip, Sweet Stout Maple Ribs, Housemade Jalapeño Poppers, Beer-infused Pork Tacos, Beer Sauce Green Beans, and Stout Baked Beans.

Draft Beer Special, Beer-Infused Food & Craft Beer Cocktail at Mayfair Tavern, 4pm–9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. Grilled Beer Cheese Sandwich: a craft beer twist on a traditional favorite. Cheddar and American cheese combined with Bell’s Two Hearted IPA. Craft Cocktail: Atwater Bloody Mary. Detroit’s Atwater Brewery Foreign Extra Stout, vodka, and lime juice combined with the Mayfair’s delicious Bloody Mary mix.

Brewmaster Documentary at The Garden Theater, 7pm

A documentary film by Douglas Tirola, Brewmaster artfully captures the craftsmanship, passion and innovation within the beer industry. The story follows a young ambitious New York lawyer who struggles to chase his American dream of becoming a brewmaster and a Milwaukee based professional beer educator as he attempts to become a Master Cicerone. Movie website >>

 

Wednesday, October 10

Beer-Infused Food at Crescent Bakery, 7am-3pm

Get there early for Beer-glazed Doughnuts, while they last. And take home a loaf of Altocumulus Onion Rye and Mud Puddle Pumpernickel handmade with beer from Stormcloud Brewing Company.

Beer-Infused Food at Petals & Perks, 7am–5pm

Start your day with beer-infused baked goods and stout brownies. Then get a head start on lunch with a bowl of stout beer soup

Draft Beer Special at Birch & Maple, 8am–2pm

$1 off all Michigan beer on tap.

Beer-Infused Food at L'Chayim Delicatessen, 9am–3pm

Beer bagels made with beer from Stormcloud Brewing Company.

ExhiBEERtion at Oliver Art Center, 10am-4:30pm

New this year, don’t miss the Oliver Art Center’s beer-themed, pop-up art exhibition with beer-inspired art from local artists. Interested in adding your art to the ExhiBEERtion? Learn More >>

Beer-Infused Food at Port City Smokehouse, 10am–5pm

Stout beer-battered whitefish sandwiches, a Frankfort Beer Week must-have.

Beer Prizes at Crystal Lake Adventure Sports, 10am–5:30pm 

Purchases of $75 or more receive a free Stormy Kromer Wool Can Wrap.

Beer Week Discount at Hull's of Frankfort, 10am–5:30pm

Mention Frankfort Beer Week and receive 10% off your retail purchase.

Beer Books at The Bookstore, 11am–5pm

Pour some beer knowledge into Frankfort Beer Week with The Bookstore’s line-up of beer books.

Lake Ann Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Dinghy’s, 11am-9pm

Enjoy handcrafted beer from a Benzie County favorite: Lake Ann Brewing Company. On tap at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar while it lasts. Beer lineup includes Doc Shilliday’s Cream Stout and Lake Ann Amber.

Draft Beer Special at Dinghy’s, 11am–9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Draft Beer Special at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am-10pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Ludington Bay Brewing Co. Tap Takeover at The Hotel Frankfort, 3-9pm

Frankfort Beer Week welcomes Ludington Bay Brewing Company to The Hotel Frankfort. On tap lineup includes: Big Nalu Imperial IPA, Summer Fling Heffeweizen, Pumpkin Cream Ale, Da Booty Imperial Stout, Tan Line Blonde Ale, and a MYSTERY BEER (have to visit to find out).

Draft Beer Special and Beer-Infused Food at The Hotel Frankfort, 3-9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. Sink your teeth into Frankfort Beer Week with The Hotel Frankfort’s "Best Ever Beer Cheese Soup," Pumpkin Cream Ale Bacon Cheddar Dip, Sweet Stout Maple Ribs, Housemade Jalapeño Poppers, Beer-infused Pork Tacos, Beer Sauce Green Beans, and Stout Baked Beans.

Beer Week Date Night at Coho, 4:30pm–close

Bring a date and enjoy two Michigan draft beers and two entrees from a select menu for $50.

Draft Beer Special at Manitou Restaurant, 4:30pm–close

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Beer Dinner at Birch & Maple, 5pm–9pm

Enjoy a three course, prix fixe beer dinner for $25 per person. Optional beer pairings $15.

Storm Riders Wednesday Night Ride at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 6pm

Join the Stormcloud Brewing Company cycling club for a special beer week ride. Learn More >>

Beer Trivia at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 8pm

Put your beer goggles on for this special night of beer-infused pub trivia. Learn More >>

 

Thursday, October 11

Beer-Infused Food at Crescent Bakery, 7am-3pm

Get there early for Beer-glazed Doughnuts, while they last. And take home a loaf of Altocumulus Onion Rye and Mud Puddle Pumpernickel handmade with beer from Stormcloud Brewing Company.

Beer-Infused Food at Petals & Perks, 7am–5pm

Start your day with beer-infused baked goods and stout brownies. Then get a head start on lunch with a bowl of stout beer soup

Draft Beer Special at Birch & Maple, 8am–2pm

$1 off all Michigan beer on tap.

Beer-Infused Food at L'Chayim Delicatessen, 9am–3pm

Beer bagels made with beer from Stormcloud Brewing Company.

ExhiBEERtion at Oliver Art Center, 10am-4:30pm

New this year, don’t miss the Oliver Art Center’s beer-themed, pop-up art exhibition with beer-inspired art from local artists. Interested in adding your art to the ExhiBEERtion? Learn More >>

Beer-Infused Food at Port City Smokehouse, 10am–5pm

Stout beer-battered whitefish sandwiches, a Frankfort Beer Week must-have.

Beer Prizes at Crystal Lake Adventure Sports, 10am–5:30pm 

Purchases of $75 or more receive a free Stormy Kromer Wool Can Wrap.

Beer Week Discount at Hull's of Frankfort, 10am–5:30pm

Mention Frankfort Beer Week and receive 10% off your retail purchase.

Beer Books at The Bookstore, 11am–5pm

Pour some beer knowledge into Frankfort Beer Week with The Bookstore’s line-up of beer books.

Lake Ann Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Dinghy’s, 11am-9pm

Enjoy handcrafted beer from a Benzie County favorite: Lake Ann Brewing Company. On tap at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar while it lasts. Beer lineup includes Doc Shilliday’s Cream Stout and Lake Ann Amber.

Draft Beer Special at Dinghy’s, 11am–9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Draft Beer Special at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am-11pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Ludington Bay Brewing Co. Tap Takeover at The Hotel Frankfort, 3-9pm

Frankfort Beer Week welcomes Ludington Bay Brewing Company to The Hotel Frankfort. On tap lineup includes: Big Nalu Imperial IPA, Summer Fling Heffeweizen, Pumpkin Cream Ale, Da Booty Imperial Stout, Tan Line Blonde Ale, and a MYSTERY BEER (have to visit to find out).

Draft Beer Special and Beer-Infused Food at The Hotel Frankfort, 3-9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. Sink your teeth into Frankfort Beer Week with The Hotel Frankfort’s "Best Ever Beer Cheese Soup," Pumpkin Cream Ale Bacon Cheddar Dip, Sweet Stout Maple Ribs, Housemade Jalapeño Poppers, Beer-infused Pork Tacos, Beer Sauce Green Beans, and Stout Baked Beans.

Draft Beer Special, Beer-Infused Food & Craft Beer Cocktail at Mayfair Tavern, 4pm–9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. Grilled Beer Cheese Sandwich: a craft beer twist on a traditional favorite. Cheddar and American cheese combined with Bell’s Two Hearted IPA. Craft Cocktail: Atwater Bloody Mary. Detroit’s Atwater Brewery Foreign Extra Stout, vodka, and lime juice combined with the Mayfair’s delicious Bloody Mary mix.

Draft Beer Special and Beer-Infused Food at The Cabbage Shed, 4pm–11pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. BLT Flatbread with Atwater Vanilla Java Porter Aioli. Honor Family Market English Bangers with housemade Mashed Potatoes and Drunken Beans.

Happy Hour at Coho, 4:30pm–close

Enjoy Happy Hour all evening on all Michigan beers on tap.

Draft Beer Special at Manitou Restaurant, 4:30pm–close

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Beer Dinner at Birch & Maple, 5pm–9pm

Enjoy a three course, prix fixe beer dinner for $25 per person. Optional beer pairings $15.

Brews & Brushes at Stormcloud Tasting Room, 6pm-8pm

Create a beer-themed piece of art! Join Artful Creations at the Stormcloud Tasting Room at the Brewery to create a canvas painting. No experience necessary. Reservations required >>

 

Friday, October 12

Beer Breakfast Special at Betsie River Campsite, 7am-11am

Beer bacon biscuits served warm with local honey from Sleeping Bear Farms. Open to everyone: campers, Betsie Valley Trail riders and walkers, and general public.

Beer-Infused Food at Crescent Bakery, 7am-3pm

Get there early for Beer-glazed Doughnuts, while they last. And take home a loaf of Altocumulus Onion Rye and Mud Puddle Pumpernickel handmade with beer from Stormcloud Brewing Company.

Beer-Infused Food at Petals & Perks, 7am–6pm

Start your day with beer-infused baked goods and stout brownies. Then get a head start on lunch with a bowl of stout beer soup

Draft Beer Special at Birch & Maple, 8am–2pm

$1 off all Michigan beer on tap.

Beer-Infused Food at L'Chayim Delicatessen, 9am–3pm

Beer bagels made with beer from Stormcloud Brewing Company.

ExhiBEERtion at Oliver Art Center, 10am-4:30pm

New this year, don’t miss the Oliver Art Center’s beer-themed, pop-up art exhibition with beer-inspired art from local artists. Interested in adding your art to the ExhiBEERtion? Learn More >>

Beer-Infused Food at Port City Smokehouse, 10am–6pm

Stout beer-battered whitefish sandwiches, a Frankfort Beer Week must-have.

Beer Week Discount at Hull's of Frankfort, 10am–6pm

Mention Frankfort Beer Week and receive 10% off your retail purchase.

Beer Prizes at Crystal Lake Adventure Sports, 10am–7:30pm 

Purchases of $75 or more receive a free Stormy Kromer Wool Can Wrap.

Beer Books at The Bookstore, 11am–5pm

Pour some beer knowledge into Frankfort Beer Week with The Bookstore’s line-up of beer books.

Lake Ann Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Dinghy’s, 11am-9pm

Enjoy handcrafted beer from a Benzie County favorite: Lake Ann Brewing Company. On tap at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar while it lasts. Beer lineup includes Doc Shilliday’s Cream Stout and Lake Ann Amber.

Draft Beer Special at Dinghy’s, 11am–9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Draft Beer Special at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am-11pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Ludington Bay Brewing Co. Tap Takeover at The Hotel Frankfort, 3-9pm

Frankfort Beer Week welcomes Ludington Bay Brewing Company to The Hotel Frankfort. On tap lineup includes: Big Nalu Imperial IPA, Summer Fling Heffeweizen, Pumpkin Cream Ale, Da Booty Imperial Stout, Tan Line Blonde Ale, and a MYSTERY BEER (have to visit to find out).

Draft Beer Special and Beer-Infused Food at The Hotel Frankfort, 3-9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. Sink your teeth into Frankfort Beer Week with The Hotel Frankfort’s "Best Ever Beer Cheese Soup," Pumpkin Cream Ale Bacon Cheddar Dip, Sweet Stout Maple Ribs, Housemade Jalapeño Poppers, Beer-infused Pork Tacos, Beer Sauce Green Beans, and Stout Baked Beans.

Draft Beer Special, Beer-Infused Food & Craft Beer Cocktail at Mayfair Tavern, 4pm–9:30pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. Grilled Beer Cheese Sandwich: a craft beer twist on a traditional favorite. Cheddar and American cheese combined with Bell’s Two Hearted IPA. Craft Cocktail: Atwater Bloody Mary. Detroit’s Atwater Brewery Foreign Extra Stout, vodka, and lime juice combined with the Mayfair’s delicious Bloody Mary mix.

Draft Beer Special and Beer-Infused Food at The Cabbage Shed, 4pm–11pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. BLT Flatbread with Atwater Vanilla Java Porter Aioli. Honor Family Market English Bangers with housemade Mashed Potatoes and Drunken Beans.

Beer and Food Pairing at Coho, 4:30pm–close

Enjoy a beer-infused featured menu item paired with a Michigan draft beer.

Draft Beer Special at Manitou Restaurant, 4:30pm–close

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Beer Dinner at Birch & Maple, 5pm–9pm

Enjoy a three course, prix fixe beer dinner for $25 per person. Optional beer pairings $15.

Kids Open Mic Night and Pumpkin Carving at The Cabbage Shed, 5:30-6:30pm

Pass the mic to your young performers at The Cabbage Shed’s very first Kids Open Mic Night! And get a head start on your Halloween decorations with free pumpkins for carving during the event, along with free s’mores by the Shed’s outdoor fire pit (weather permitting). Email Beth at The Cabbage Shed to get your little ones signed up to perform.

Adults can also get into the fall fun with a free pumpkin with a beer purchase. The Shed has 16 taps featuring 8 Michigan breweries, including mead and cider. $3 and $4 beer specials.

Beer & Cheese Pairing Workshop at Stormcloud Tasting Room, 7pm-8:30pm

Explore the fantastic flavors produced by combining fine cheese with handcrafted beer. Workshop led by the The Cheese Lady of Traverse City and Charla Burgess of Stormcloud. Reservations required >>

Live Music at The Cabbage Shed, 7-9pm

Enjoy a live performance from local musician Bill Frary.

Live Music at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 8-10pm

Enjoy a live performance from local favorite Blake Elliott at Stormcloud’s downtown pub.

 

Saturday, October 13

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for Frankfort Fire Department at The Hotel Frankfort, 7am-11am

Pull up a chair at this All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast, an annual benefit for the City of Frankfort Fire Department. Adults $8, Kids 8 and under free.

Beer Breakfast Special at Betsie River Campsite, 7am-11am

Beer bacon biscuits served warm with local honey from Sleeping Bear Farms. Open to everyone: campers, Betsie Valley Trail riders and walkers, and general public.

Beer-Infused Food at Crescent Bakery, 7am-3pm

Get there early for Beer-glazed Doughnuts, while they last. And take home a loaf of Altocumulus Onion Rye and Mud Puddle Pumpernickel handmade with beer from Stormcloud Brewing Company.

Beer-Infused Food at Petals & Perks, 7am–6pm

Start your day with beer-infused baked goods and stout brownies. Then get a head start on lunch with a bowl of stout beer soup

Draft Beer Special at Birch & Maple, 8am–2pm

$1 off all Michigan beer on tap.

Beer-Infused Food at L'Chayim Delicatessen, 9am–3pm

Beer bagels made with beer from Stormcloud Brewing Company.

ExhiBEERtion at Oliver Art Center, 10am-4pm

New this year, don’t miss the Oliver Art Center’s beer-themed, pop-up art exhibition with beer-inspired art from local artists. Interested in adding your art to the ExhiBEERtion? Learn More >>

Beer-Infused Food at Port City Smokehouse, 10am–6pm

Stout beer-battered whitefish sandwiches, a Frankfort Beer Week must-have.

Beer Week Discount at Hull's of Frankfort, 10am–6pm

Mention Frankfort Beer Week and receive 10% off your retail purchase.

Beer Prizes at Crystal Lake Adventure Sports, 10am–7:30pm 

Purchases of $75 or more receive a free Stormy Kromer Wool Can Wrap.

Beer Books at The Bookstore, 10am–8pm

Pour some beer knowledge into Frankfort Beer Week with The Bookstore’s line-up of beer books.

Beer Tent at Frankfort Fall Festival, 11am-5pm

Head to Frankfort’s Open Space Park on Betsie Bay to enjoy the annual Fall Festival. This year’s beer tent at the festival is pouring locally produced products from Stormcloud Brewing Company, St. Ambrose Cellars, and Iron Fish Distillery, in addition to domestic beer and wine. And don’t miss live music under the tent from the Scottville Clown Band (12-2pm) and Bill Frary (3-5pm).

Lake Ann Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Dinghy’s, 11am-9pm

Enjoy handcrafted beer from a Benzie County favorite: Lake Ann Brewing Company. On tap at Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar while it lasts. Beer lineup includes Doc Shilliday’s Cream Stout and Lake Ann Amber.

Draft Beer Special at Dinghy’s, 11am–9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Stormtoberfest at Stormcloud Brewing, 11:30am-11pm

Following the Frankfort Fall Festival Parade on Main Street at 11am, Stormcloud kicks off its annual Oktoberfest celebration to close out Frankfort Beer Week. Learn More >>

Draft Beer Special at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 11:30am-11pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Homebrewers Competition at Stormcloud Brewing, entries due by noon

Winners announced Sunday, October 14. Top homebrewer wins a brewing session with Head Brewer Brian Confer to brew a batch of their beer for release at Stormcloud, plus other prizes. Learn More >>

Draft Beer Special and Beer-Infused Food at The Cabbage Shed, 12pm–11pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. BLT Flatbread with Atwater Vanilla Java Porter Aioli. Honor Family Market English Bangers with housemade Mashed Potatoes and Drunken Beans.

Ludington Bay Brewing Co. Tap Takeover at The Hotel Frankfort, 3-9pm

Frankfort Beer Week welcomes Ludington Bay Brewing Company to The Hotel Frankfort. On tap lineup includes: Big Nalu Imperial IPA, Summer Fling Heffeweizen, Pumpkin Cream Ale, Da Booty Imperial Stout, Tan Line Blonde Ale, and a MYSTERY BEER (have to visit to find out).

Draft Beer Special and Beer-Infused Food at The Hotel Frankfort, 3-9pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. Sink your teeth into Frankfort Beer Week with The Hotel Frankfort’s "Best Ever Beer Cheese Soup," Pumpkin Cream Ale Bacon Cheddar Dip, Sweet Stout Maple Ribs, Housemade Jalapeño Poppers, Beer-infused Pork Tacos, Beer Sauce Green Beans, and Stout Baked Beans.

Draft Beer Special, Beer-Infused Food & Craft Beer Cocktail at Mayfair Tavern, 4pm–9:30pm

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. Grilled Beer Cheese Sandwich: a craft beer twist on a traditional favorite. Cheddar and American cheese combined with Bell’s Two Hearted IPA. Craft Cocktail: Atwater Bloody Mary. Detroit’s Atwater Brewery Foreign Extra Stout, vodka, and lime juice combined with the Mayfair’s delicious Bloody Mary mix.

Beer and Food Pairing at Coho, 4:30pm–close

Enjoy a beer-infused featured menu item paired with a Michigan draft beer.

Draft Beer Special at Manitou Restaurant, 4:30pm–close

$1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass.

Beer Dinner at Birch & Maple, 5pm–9pm

Enjoy a three course, prix fixe beer dinner for $25 per person. Optional beer pairings $15.

Live Music at Stormcloud Brewing Company, 8-10pm

Enjoy a live performance from northern Michigan’s The Lofteez at Stormcloud’s downtown pub.

 

Events by Location

Betsie River Campsite - Beer bacon biscuits breakfast special. Open to all (Fri-Sat).

Birch & Maple - $1 off all Michigan beer on tap (breakfast & lunch only, Mon-Sat). Prix fixe beer dinner with optional beer pairings (dinner only, Wed-Sat).

The Bookstore - Full line-up of beer books (Mon-Sat). Beer It Forward: % of purchase donated to Community Cats of Benzie County

The Cabbage Shed - $1 off one beer with purchase of Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass (Thu-Sat). Kids Open Mic Night and Pumpkin Carving (Fri), Live music with Bill Frary (Fri). Beer It Forward: % of purchase donated to Benzie Area Historical Society.

Coho - 40% off all Michigan draft beers (Mon), two MI draft beers and two entrees from select menu for $50 (Wed), Happy Hour on MI beers on tap (Thu), beer-infused menu item paired with MI draft beer (Fri, Sat).

Crescent Bakery and Café - Beer-glazed doughnuts and beer bread (Wed-Sat).

Crystal Lake Adventure Sports - Receive free Stormy Kromer Wool Can Wrap with purchase $75 or more (Mon-Sat).

Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar - $1 off first beer with purchase of a Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass (Mon-Sat). Lake Ann Brewing Company Tap Takeover (Mon-Sat). Beer It Forward: % of purchase donated to Friends of the Betsie Valley Trail.

Frankfort–Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce - Beer Tent at Frankfort Fall Festival (Sat).

The Garden Theater - Brewmaster Documentary (Tue).

Harbor Lights Resort - Receive free Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass with room reservation (Mon-Sat).

The Hotel Frankfort - $1 off one beer with purchase of Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass (Mon-Sat). Beer-infused food specials and Ludington Bay Brewing Co. Tap Takeover (Mon-Sat). Receive 10% lodging discount with Frankfort Beer Week Punch Card (Mon-Sat). Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for Frankfort Fire Department (Sat). Beer It Forward: % of purchase donated to Frankfort Rotary Club.

Hull's of Frankfort - Receive 10% off retail purchase with mention of Frankfort Beer Week (Mon-Sat).

L'Chayim Delicatessen - Beer bagels made with Stormcloud beer (Mon-Sat).

Manitou Restaurant - $1 off one beer with purchase of Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass (Mon, Wed-Sat).

Mayfair Tavern - $1 off one beer with purchase of Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass (Mon-Tue, Thu-Sat). Grilled Beer Cheese Sandwich made with Bell’s Two Hearted IPA (Mon-Tue, Thu-Sat). Craft Cocktail made with Atwater Brewery Foreign Extra Stout (Mon-Tue, Thu-Sat).

Oliver Art Center - ExhiBEERtion beer-themed, pop-up art exhibit with beer-inspired art from local artists (Mon-Sat).

Petals & Perks - Beer-infused baked goods, stout brownies, and stout beer soup (Mon-Sat).

Port City Smokehouse - Stout beer-battered whitefish sandwiches (Mon-Sat).

Rocks Landing - Chefvitational Beer Dinner featuring Northern Michigan chefs (Mon).

Stormcloud Brewing Company - $1 off one beer with purchase of Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass (Mon-Sat), Harvest Ale Tapping (Mon), Storm Riders Beer Ride (Wed), Beer Trivia (Wed), Brews & Brushes (Thu), Beer & Cheese Workshop (Fri), Stormtoberfest and live music with The Lofteez (Sat). Beer It Forward: % of purchase donated to Friends of the Point Betsie Light.

Wayfarer Lodgings - Receive 5% discount on cottage rentals with mention of Frankfort Beer Week.

Frankfort Beer Week Locations

Frankfort Beer Week Punch Cards

Pick up a Frankfort Beer Week Punch Card at the Frankfort–Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce and participating businesses. Get your card stamped at a minimum of five locations, then drop it off at Stormcloud Brewing Company for a chance to win prizes.

Winners will be announced Monday, October 22. Participants do not need to be present to win.

2018 Punch Card Prizes

The Cabbage Shed - $50 Gift Card

Crystal Lake Adventure Sports - $50 Gift Card

Dinghy’s Restaurant & Bar - Logo Pint Glass, Logo Shot Glass, $25 Gift Card, and Logo T-Shirt

The Hotel Frankfort - $25 Gift Certificate

L'Chayim Delicatessen - $25 Gift Card

Oliver Art Center - One Annual Family OR Business Membership - Learn More >>

Stormcloud Brewing Company - $25 Gift Card

 

Beer Week Lodging Specials, Available October 8-13

  • Harbor Lights Resort - Reserve a room and receive a free Frankfort Beer Week Pint Glass. Take your pint glass to participating restaurants for a discount on your first draft. Must be 21+ years old.

  • The Hotel Frankfort - Receive a 10% discount off lodging. Must present Frankfort Beer Week Punch Card.

  • Wayfarer Lodgings - Mention Frankfort Beer Week and get a 5% discount on cottage rentals. Travel has to be completed by June 15, 2019.

Additional Lodging

Beer It Forward during Frankfort Beer Week

NEW FOR 2018: This year Frankfort Beer Week invites attendees to “Beer It Forward” with a charity fundraiser in partnership with the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation.

Money raised during “Beer It Forward” promotions will be donated to endowments at the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation that are designated to benefit Benzie County non-profit organizations. Check with participating businesses to learn how you can Beer It Forward!

Participating businesses and their chosen non-profit include:

The Bookstore - Community Cats of Benzie County 

Cabbage Shed - Benzie Area Historical Society & Museum

Dinghy’s Restaurant & Bar - Friends of the Betsie Valley Trail

The Hotel Frankfort - Frankfort Rotary Club

Stormcloud Brewing Company - Friends of the Point Betsie Light